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Critical Review by Harold Clurman

SOURCE: A review of And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little, in The Nation, New York, Vol. 212, No. 11, 15 March 1971, pp. 347-48.

Clurman was a highly-regarded American director, educator, author, and drama critic for The Nation from 1953 to 1980. His writings include the acclaimed book of reminiscences All People Are Famous (Instead of an Autobiography) (1974). In the review below, he praises the performance of the cast and remarks on the caustic comedy of And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little, concluding that the play "is chiefly a display of bad manners and excruciating rudeness. "

If Paul Zindel's new play And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little (Morosco Theatre) has any special point, it is that we are living in a society of nuts—which is no longer news. But though Zindel has sympathy or an affinity for the neglected and disturbed, he...

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